Posts Tagged ‘federal’

Fed Holds on Rates, Says Recovery Remains ‘Slow’

Tuesday, December 14th, 2010

The Federal Reserve said the economic recovery was still too slow to bring down unemployment, reaffirming its commitment to purchase $600 billion in bonds to stimulate growth and create jobs.

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Fed Holds on Rates, Says Recovery Remains ‘Slow’

Look Ahead: Fed Meets as Market Fights Its Moves

Monday, December 13th, 2010

The Federal Open Market Committee meets tomorrow, as rising interest rates continue to defy the central bank’s efforts to push them lower.

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Look Ahead: Fed Meets as Market Fights Its Moves

‘Credibility of the Fed’ Under Historic Attack: Mishkin

Monday, November 22nd, 2010

The Federal Reserve is undergoing what former central bank governor Frederic Mishkin is calling an unprecedented level of attacks caused by its inability to articulate a clear message regarding its multitrillion-dollar monetary policies.

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‘Credibility of the Fed’ Under Historic Attack: Mishkin

Bank of Japan Holds Off Easing Policy on Stable Yen

Thursday, November 4th, 2010

The central bank kept interest rates at zero and held off on easing monetary policy, as the Federal Reserve’s bond buying plan did not trigger yen gains sharp enough to warrant an immediate response.

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Bank of Japan Holds Off Easing Policy on Stable Yen

Bernanke Weighs Risks of New Action

Saturday, October 16th, 2010

The Federal Reserve chairman, Ben S. Bernanke  outlined the risks the central bank is prepared to take by pumping more money into the flagging recovery – but analysts still want more details.

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Bernanke Weighs Risks of New Action

Global Markets Getting an Early Christmas Present From Fed

Wednesday, October 13th, 2010

World stocks hit a six-month high, commodities soared and the dollar weakened on expectations that the Federal Reserve will further loosen monetary policy, boosting appetite for risk.

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Global Markets Getting an Early Christmas Present From Fed

US Employment Seen Flat in September, Jobless Rate Up

Friday, October 8th, 2010

The U.S. economy probably added no jobs in September as shrinking government payrolls offset modest gains in private hiring, an outcome that would cement expectations of further Federal Reserve action to spur the recovery.

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US Employment Seen Flat in September, Jobless Rate Up

Friday’s Jobs Report Will Be Key for Markets—and Fed

Thursday, September 2nd, 2010

Friday’s jobs report is expected it to be pivotal not only for stock and bond investors but for the Federal Reserve, which is weighing whether to take further steps to boost the struggling US economy.

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Friday’s Jobs Report Will Be Key for Markets—and Fed

Fed in Emergency Bid to Put Bailout Ruling on Hold

Thursday, August 26th, 2010

The Federal Reserve asked a U.S. appeals court to delay implementing a ruling that would force the central bank to disclose details of its emergency lending programs to banks during the financial crisis.

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Fed in Emergency Bid to Put Bailout Ruling on Hold

Fed to Market: Long-Term Rates Can Go Even Lower

Tuesday, August 10th, 2010

If you’re looking to judge the success of the Federal Reserve’s latest monetary policy move, look at the Treasury market, not the stock market.

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Fed to Market: Long-Term Rates Can Go Even Lower